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METALLICA To Headline Australia's BIG DAY OUT 2004?

According to Encyclopedia Metallica, METALLICA have signed on to headline the final Big Day Out festival tour in Australia in January 2004. METALLICA are expected to top the bill nationwide, most likely in conjunction with their own Australian tour at the same time. Cities penciled in for the Big Da...
February 8, 2003
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FOO FIGHTERS' GROHL Joins THE HARD ONS On MOTÖRHEAD Classic

FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl joined support band THE HARD ONS at a show in Australia for a rendition of MOTÖRHEAD's "Ace Of Spades", according to NME.com. Grohl invaded the stage for the end of THE HARD ONS' set at Melbourne Festival Hall last Wednesday (Jan. 29),when the bands were sharing a b...
February 4, 2003
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FOO FIGHTERS Donate Pyro Cash To Australian Firefighters

FOO FIGHTERS have been asked to extinguish their stage pyrotechnics during their current Big Day Out gigs due to fire bans enacted because of Australia's raging bushfires. Rather than sulk, the group has decided to make the best of the situation. "We are going to take the money it would have cost fo...
January 28, 2003
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DAVE GROHL: People Are Afraid To Ask Me About NIRVANA

FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl says that people are often afraid to ask him questions about his previous band NIRVANA for fear of offending him. "There are times, on tour, where people will ask questions or wanna know what it was like in 1991, or if the box set will ever come out, or how's ...
January 16, 2003
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Police Make Arrest In 1993 MIA ZAPATA Slaying

The 1993 killing of Seattle punk-rock singer Mia Zapata of THE GITS, which baffled police and her fans for nearly a decade, appears to have been solved with the arrest of a man in Miami, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Jesus C. Mezquia, a 48-year-old fisherman and laborer with a history...
January 12, 2003
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GRAMMY AWARDS Nominees Announced!

The nominees in the "Best Hard Rock Performance" and "Best Metal Performance" categories for the 45 Annual Grammy Awards are as follows: Best Hard Rock Performance: FOO FIGHTERS – "All Of My Life" GODSMACK – "I Stand Alone" P.O.D. – "Youth Of The Nation" QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE – "No One Knows" SYST...
January 7, 2003
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FOO FIGHTERS To Film New Video

FOO FIGHTERS will shoot a new video for "Times Like These", their second single from "One by One", with director Marc Klasfeld in California next week. The band previously shot a lo-fi video for the song with Liam Lynch, creator of the sock-puppet show "Sifl and Olly". That clip has aired in Europe,...
January 3, 2003
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FIREBALL MINISTRY Commence Work On New Album

Los Angeles-based FIREBALL MINISTRY are currently at Grandmaster Recorders working on a new studio album. Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS) is producing the as-yet-untitled project for a 2003 release. A label has not yet been announced. FIREBALL MINISTRY can be seen on MTV all month long as part of th...
December 17, 2002
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FOO FIGHTERS Confirmed For MTV's New Year's Eve Celebration

FOO FIGHTERS are among the confirmed acts for MTV's New Year's Eve celebration. The live broadcast from New York's Times Square will kick off at 10:30 p.m. EST. Meanwhile, skateboards featuring artwork by members of FOO FIGHTERS, AUDIOSLAVE, BLINK-182, PEARL JAM, SYSTEM OF A DOWN and others will be...
December 11, 2002
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GLUECIFER To Open For FOO FIGHTERS In Stockholm

Norwegian rock 'n' rollers GLUECIFER will be opening for the FOO FIGHTERS at Hovet in Stockholm on Tuesday, Dec. 3. ...
November 26, 2002
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DAVE GROHL: I Should Play Drums For LED ZEPPELIN

Former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl believes that he should play drums on LED ZEPPELIN's much-rumored "reunion" tour. "Here's my new mission. LED ZEPPELIN is doing a reunion tour. John Paul Jones, Robert Plant. I gotta get that drumming gig. I gotta do it if Starkey [...
November 16, 2002
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NIRVANA Debut At #3 On BILLBOARD's Top 200

NIRVANA's self-titled greatest-hits disc sold 234,331 copies in its first week of release to debut at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart. Meanwhile, FOO FIGHTERS' "One by One" tumbled from No. 3 to No. 19 in its second week. Topping the chart was the soundtrack to the EMINEM film "8 Mile", with sales...
November 7, 2002
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JANE'S ADDICTION, MURDERDOLLS Confirmed For Australia's BIG DAY OUT Festival

JANE'S ADDICTION and MURDERDOLLS are the latest acts to have been confirmed for Australia's Big Day Out festival, which is scheduled to kick off on in Auckland on Jan. 17 and conclude in Perth on Feb. 2. Other bands set to appear at the traveling festival include FOO FIGHTERS, DEFTONES, PACIFIER (fo...
November 6, 2002
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DAVE GROHL: I Did Not Have A Relationship With CHRISTINA AGUILERA

Former NIRVANA drummer and current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl recently denied the reports that he was involved in a casual relationship with pop singer Christina Aguilera. Speaking to Canada's Chart Attack, Grohl said, "That's really funny because I live with my girlfriend in Los Angeles. [The...
November 2, 2002
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FOO FIGHTERS Debut At No. 3 On BILLBOARD

FOO FIGHTERS' latest disc, "One by One", sold 121,540 copies in its first week to debut at No. 3 on the latest Billboard 200 chart. SANTANA's "Shaman", featuring P.O.D. and NICKELBACK's Chad Kroeger, tops the chart with 298,973 units moved. ...
October 31, 2002